Reasons to Believe


  • Choosing a Christian College

    Sending a student to a Christian college involves a maze of decisions. Not all colleges that bear the title of “Christian” require students and faculty to make a profession of faith or to … more

  • Chapters Get Creative in Outreach

    One of the greatest benefits chapters provide toward fulfillment of RTB’s evangelistic and equipping mission can be called “ministry multiplication.” Local chapters can touch … more

  • How Can I Help My Child Become a Research Scientist?

    Some children are naturally curious about science and want to become scientists. What can parents do to sustain that curiosity and equip children to achieve their life goals? More importantly, what … more

  • Networking with Fuz

    There’s plenty to keep biochemist Fazale “Fuz” Rana on his toes. He has a new book in the works (entitled Creating Life in the Lab), three grown daughters, and a new … more

  • Reading the Outside of the Box

    According to the National Geographic News web site, a major archeological discovery, referred to as “Jesus’ Brother’s Bone Box,” has moved closer to authentication than when it … more

  • Resolutions For the Mind 2008

    I appreciate the idea of making New Year’s resolutions. Since we live such a short time on Earth, yearly reflection about life’s appropriate priorities seems prudent. And even if we fall … more

  • The Life of the Mind, Part 3 (of 3)

    A skeptic recently contended that Christians could never genuinely value and utilize logic and critical thinking because their faith prohibits them from basing their beliefs on rational … more

  • The Life of the Mind, Part 2 (of 3)

    I think one of the greatest apologetic challenges facing Christianity today is the anti-intellectualism present in many evangelical churches.

    Unfortunately, many churches seem to provide spiritual … more

  • The Life of the Mind, Part 1 (of 3)

    The motto for the United Negro College Fund sends chills up my spine whenever I hear it. Its foreboding yet challenging message declares:

    A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

    For the Christian, … more

  • Hey, I didn't know you guys had a Webcast!

    Honest, we weren't trying to keep it a secret. RTB has been webcasting since 2001 but new navigators even regular visitors to our site could have a tough time spotting the little icon near the top … more

  • It's a Junkyard out There

    We've slung chunks of junk out in space and if we don't do something about it, we're sunk. Well, it may not be that bad, but space experts tell us that at least 10,000 four-inch-wide or larger pieces … more

  • Three Christian Classics

    "When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food."

    These are the words of Desiderius Erasmus, the Dutch Renaissance scholar and theologian. Reading books has been an … more

  • Integrating Argument and Virtue

    In light of this biblical truth, Christians are called to exemplify virtue in matters of the mind. God is honored when His people demonstrate such disciplines as study, reflection, discernment, and … more

  • Logic Lessons- Keeping Your Thinking on Track

    Logic, often defined as "the principle of correct reasoning," helps to order thinking so a person can arrive at truthful, rational conclusions. Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) was the first … more